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, the kind of thing they get done as a matter of course. under house speaker john boehner, not shutting down the government has become a notable achievement for this congress. mozzletop on that. a low bar. >>> house republicans also voted today again for the paul ryan budget. democrats are very excited about that because they plan to use that vote against republicans in campaign ads for the next election. we have the one and only ezra klein here momentarily to sort out what's important about what they just voted on in congress and whether we just avoided one of the cliff slash ceilings clash crisis congress now schedules for us every few weeks and whether the way they avoided this next one is itself important. there's a lot going on in the news. we have a lot ahead. we begin tonight with late breaking and rather surprising news from the democratic leader in the senate, senator harry reid. following two days of angry response from california senator dianne feinstein, she had been very publicly disappointed and angry harry reid was not going move her assault weapons ban to the senate floor as
name. john donald cody. of course, on our civilian desire to do something for themful before you go thinking this is just some weirdness that keeps crawling up out of florida, consider the last couple of years the news out of wisconsin. before scott walker became governor, his last job was being county executive in milwaukee. in milwaukee, he helped organize a local effort for veterans. an annual picnic at the milwaukee zoo. when scott walker made his decision of who to hand that work off to, he made a decision to hand that work off to others, he made bad decisions. the guy on the right was sentenced to a couple of years in prison for stealing $51,000 in money meant to go to veterans and their family. the other guy got the -- for the thousands of dollars that he stole. money again that was supposed to go to veterans. that one was there to be stolen because americans gave that money as a way of saying thank you, we appreciate you. we are glad you are back. saying that to the men and women willing to fight for this country. if asked to do so. however you feel about the wars our countr
over was described in the press as concerned about the overmilitarization of the cia. john brennan who president obama appointed to run the cia in his second term, he told the washington post in october that he too was interested in the cia getting out of the drone business, saying essentially that that is war and not intelligence and as such it should be done by the pentagon and not by the people who are supposed to be our nation's spies. well, that transition, that change, that potential change, at least, is now maybe happening. it's just a single article, citing three anonymous sources. but it says the white house is posed to sign off on getting the ca out of the war business, putting the cia back in the business of spying. war by any other name would be conducted by the military. and is overseen that way within our government. our civilian officials could not deny this part of -- the 911 commission recommended doing this years ago. the upper echelons of the cia say that they would like to do this. even hawks like john mccain have been advocating for this kind of change. if this hap
that earned you the image you now want to change. joining us is john brabender. mr. brabender, it's great to have you here. >> i'm glad to be here, and every i am i'm here, i'm increasingly convinced you are not going to switch and become a republican. >> i will keep trying to persuade you of that. let me ask you if you think my analysis is biased by the fact that i am not a republican. i look at sort of the republican prognosis for what went wrong, that autopsy that they unveiled today, and i see that as trying to rebrand at compassionate conservativism again? do you see that? >> i think it's more complicated than that. first of all i do thee that chairman priebus had very good intentions, and actually put out a pretty good report. i don't necessarily agree with everything in there but i think there was a lot of good things in there. one of the things i thought that was important but not getting as much press is the whole thing about the american dream not being reached by lower and middle income americans. i think that the perception is that the republican party today fights for the wea
is serving in the statehouse. and this is an interesting way to connect him up to pope john paul ii. lived in great conflict with the government, but at the same time managed to build a church in the place where the government had no intense of ever building a church. supposed to be a symbol, the steel mill factory, where there would never be a church. and yet i think this pope will manage to rebuild the church in the style of francis, not only in argentina, not only in rome, but i think we'll see it spreading through this tremendous message of love and acceptance of all men and women. >> and we're seeing these beautiful images everywhere you turn in st. peter's square, there is a beautiful work of art. on that political front, it's also very interesting we were talking about the argentinean president and here is someone who may have to adjust some of her own thinking because argentina by all accounts has
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